Largest Employer of Individuals With Autism Opens New Building

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Spectrum Designs Building Exterior

On Friday, March 23rd, Spectrum Designs, the largest employer of individuals with autism in New York State, marked a major milestone, moving into a new building and celebrated the occasion with a ribbon-cutting. It is a perfect time to post these photos, as April is World Autism Awareness Month.

1 in 68 children are diagnosed with autism in the United States and there will be over 500,000 individuals on the autism spectrum aging into adulthood over the next decade.

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Official ribbon cutting with Spectrum Designs’ employees and stakeholders

Job options are limited, and these individuals offers suffer dramatic regression and face a dearth of employment opportunities. Spectrum Designs believes in the capabilities of people with autism and the special skillset they bring to the workforce.

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